The priciest single-car collection ever offered during one auction fetched more than $67 million, showing continued strength inside collectible car marketplace.
Twenty-five automobiles, all had by an unknown Florida enthusiast, had been sold Thursday evening by RM Sotheby’s in a standing-room-only sale as part of the Concours d'Elegance auctions and programs in Pebble Beach, Ca. The purchase total beat the last record for a group from a single owner of $65 million.
The most notable vehicle by sales cost was a 1964 Ferrari 250 LM that went for $17.6 million.
A 1998 McLaren F1 LM road version—one of only two built—fetched $13.75 million, marking the greatest cost ever taken care of a McLaren at auction.
The so-called Pope’s Ferrari marketed for $6.05 million. The vehicle, which was the final Ferrari Enzo produced, was presented with to Pope John Paul II in 2005. The pope never ever drove the vehicle, but sold it for charity.
A 1994 Ferrari F40 LM marketed for $3.3 million, as performed a 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4.
A Koenigsegg CCXR that appeared in the film “Fast Five” marketed for $825, 000.
The purchase marks successful the recently created partnership between RM and Sotheby’s, and it is anticipated to set the tone for the rest of the sales in Pebble seashore this week. More than $400 million worth of classic vehicles will be auctioned in Pebble and Monterey, Ca, as part of the Concours d'Elegance few days.